MALAPPURAM POLICE DISTRICT
Malappuram Police falls under Thrissur Range which comes under North Zone. Kozhikode Parts of Eranad Taluks and whole of Eranad, Perinthalmanna, Tirur, Ponnani, Nilambur, Kondotty Taluks consisting of 138 Revenue Villages comes under the jurisdiction of Malappuram Police. Sri. J PadmaGireeswaran IPS was the Superintendent of Police for the period from 16/06/1969 to 23/09/1970 Details of building in which District Police Office and other subordinate offices like District Special Branch, Narcotic Cell, Dist. Crime Branch, DCRB, Women Cell etc was / is functioning.
The District Police is headed by a Superintendent of Police of IPS cadre designated as District Police Chief, assisted by Deputy Superintendents of Police, Inspectors, Sub Inspectors, Assistant Sub Inspectors, Senior Civil Police Officers, Civil Police Officers numbering around 2200 and approximately 25000 cases are being handled per annum. In addition to this, there is about 111 ministerial staff that helps the staff officers in various Administrative / service related matters.
The geographical features of Malappuram Police District are very vast and wide areas, its boundaries comprise of 6 Sub Divisions consisting of 34 Police Stations, 1 Vanitha Police Station, 1 Cyber Crime Police Station & 1 Coastal Police Station. The boundaries of Vazhikkadavu and Pothukallu Police Stations are being shared with neighboring State of Tamilnadu.
The Police District is divided into Sub Divisions and Police Stations each headed by the Officer of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Inspector of Police respectively. Earlier, there were 13 numbers of Circles in the District, which were abolished during 2019 after the introduction of ISHO system. Special Units/Cells like District Special Branch, Districts Crime Branch, District Crime Records Bureau, Narcotic Cell, and District Armed Reserve is headed by one officer of the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police / Assistant Commandant.